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DIETITIANBECKY Posts: 27,110
1/8/10 11:01 A

Your carbohydrate counting plan for appropriate blood sugar control is based on your body size, weight loss needs, medication needs, blood sugar readings, etc. IT is not a one-size-fits-all diet plan. Please see a diabetes educator and then use your individualized plan here at SP.
dietitian Becky

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1/8/10 1:45 A

SP doesn't cater to diabetics, they have plans that work for prity much everyone but a diabetic - we're on our own as it currently stands with that here.

Best you can do is to see a diabetic dietitian and have him/her work out a meal plan with you that you will be able to follow.

You might check out the American Diabetes Association's web site - they do have meal ideas there plus a forum that might prove helpful to you.

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CAMY70 Posts: 2
1/7/10 10:07 P

No, I have not checked with a nutritionest lately. Is there a plan I can follow with meals planned? Thank you

DIETITIANBECKY Posts: 27,110
3/16/09 2:10 P

Your 1600 calorie meal plan, should also be broken down into the correct amount of carbohydrates to have at each meal and snack. Have you worked with a diabetes educator on your meal plan needs???
Becky, Your SP Registered Dietitian

BLEUBUTTERFLY09 Posts: 55
3/16/09 1:55 P

http://diabetes.webmd.com/guide/sample-mea
l-plan

"Breakfast
(360 calories, 52.5 grams carbohydrate)

1 slice toasted whole wheat bread with 1 teaspoon margarine
1/4 cup egg substitute or cottage cheese
1/2 cup oatmeal
1/2 cup skim milk
1/2 small banana

Lunch
(535 calories, 75 grams carbohydrate)

1 cup vegetable soup with 4-6 crackers
1 turkey sandwich (2 slices whole wheat bread, 1 ounce turkey and 1 ounce low-fat cheese, 1 teaspoon mayonnaise)
1 small apple

Dinner
(635 calories, 65 grams carbohydrate)

4 ounces broiled chicken breast with basil and oregano sprinkled on top
2/3 cup cooked brown rice
1/2 cup cooked carrots
1 small whole grain dinner roll with 1 teaspoon margarine
Tossed salad with 2 tablespoons low-fat salad dressing
4 unsweetened canned apricot halves or 1 small slice of angel food cake

Snacks
(Each has 60 calories or 15 grams carbohydrate. Pick two per day.)

16 fat-free tortilla chips with salsa
1/2 cup artificially sweetened chocolate pudding
1 ounce string cheese plus one small piece of fruit
3 cups "lite" popcorn"





Edited by: BLEUBUTTERFLY09 at: 3/16/2009 (13:55)
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3/16/09 1:36 P

Can anyone help come up with diabetic meal plans that comes out to be 1600 calories a day? If I did
Weight Watchers how many points does that average out
to be? This should also include 3 snacks a day. I am
really struggling here.
Thanks
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